CONTENTS

January 19, 1976

18 Détente, Philly Style
The Flyers gave their Red visitors a mauling in the East-West game of champions
by Mark Mulvoy

22 Blather Before the Battle
In-talk fills Miami's hotel suites as Super Bowl X is settled before the coin toss
by Dan Jenkins

24 No. 7 Tries Harder
Figure skating's champion was programmed to win—and a pert outsider sparkled
by Jeannette Bruce

26 Bowls or Playoffs?
The NCAA votes on a proposal that may radically change college football
by John Underwood

Baja: Road to Adventure

32 Robert F. Jones drives the Frijole Freeway, a ride on the semi-wild side

40 The season's new swimsuits add glitter to the Gold Coast

48 Marlin fishing, Margaritas and dove hunting await the tourist at land's end

64 Pull North to Nome
When the sled dog race was over, a lady named Nugget was worth her weight in gold
by Coles Phinizy

The Departments

15 Scorecard
50 College Basketball
55 Baseball
56 Track & Field
60 Wrestling
75 For the Record
76 19th Hole

Credits on page 75

Cover photograph by Kourken Pakchanian

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Next Week

The battle for pro football supremacy will be fought in Miami between defending Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh and those wild-card upstarts from Dallas. Dan Jenkins reports.

The challenge of the land was met in very different ways by succeeding generations of a Texas family, and two boys achieved maturity as a result. William Humphrey was one of them.

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